Sabbatical 2019 #2: The Guinness Way

Note: I originally picked up this book in order to gain some talking points to connect with a family member, but I quickly became fascinated with the story. Therefore, while I highly recommend the book, this article in no way endorses the Guinness products or the...

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Sabbatical 2019 #1: The Water Course

Proverbs 14:12 (ESV) 12 There is a way that seems right to a man, but its end is the way to death. This past summer we experienced our first sabbatical in eleven years of ministry. It was a wonderful time to pause, rest, reconnect, and reflect. It is my hope to write...

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Christian Persecution

Dear Pastors and Mission Leaders, Greetings in Christ.  The topic of Christian persecution is an important topic to talk about.  Recently, I have preached on this topic and wanted to share some of the highlights that I have shared in those churches.  November 4th, is...

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Welcome to Pat Wester!

Pat Wester has joined the District Team as the Director of Church Revitalization, where he will provide key resources as he coaches NCD churches toward thriving. Raised in Minnesota, Pat and his wife, Dawn, now live in Rochester after a stint in Colorado.  They have...

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Missions Dates to Remember

Dear Pastors and Mission Leaders, Greetings in Christ.  September is here and life this fall is getting busy again.  As we plan out our calendars for this coming year, there are some important mission dates to remember for the church calendar. September...

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